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Hannah Chotiner-Gardner

Position: Director of Institutional Development and Director of Budget
Hannah Chotiner-Gardner

Hannah Chotiner-Gardner is responsible for designing and implementing a comprehensive strategy to obtain institutional support for PHR projects and operations. To that end, she cultivates and maintains relationships with private foundations, corporations, government agencies, and other institutions. She is responsible for communicating information about PHR’s mission and accomplishments to current and prospective funders and identifying opportunities for them to help finance projects and initiatives that further their own missions and objectives. She also is responsible for ensuring that PHR’s projects are designed, implemented, evaluated, and reported in compliance with grant requirements and government regulations.

In her role as Budget Director, Chotiner-Gardner oversees and leads the annual operating budget and planning process in close consultation with the Executive Director; administers and review all financial plans and budgets, monitors progress and changes, and keep senior leadership team abreast of the organization’s financial status. She also develops budgetary principles and guidelines to optimize the organizational budget and leads the work of budget department.

Before joining PHR’s development staff, Chotiner-Gardner spent five years working with major donors at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. Previously, she held programmatic positions at the Boston Rescue Mission and the American Friends Service Committee. Chotiner-Gardner also has prior experience teaching in Ecuador, Ghana, and Namibia.

She holds a BA in English from Mount Holyoke College.